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, a fractured public school system, untenable energy costs, and natural disasters the likes of which our generation had never seen. and then, in december, just when we thought the worst had happened -- it actually did. the people of connecticut, the communities you represent, and all of us in this chamber when tested, we met those challenges head on. we did as our forefathers did, as our grandparents and parents taught us. we dug in. we banded together. we decided to focus not on what makes us different, but on what makes us the same our common humanity. it is this core strength and spirit of community that brought us together to accomplish so much on behalf of the people of connecticut. two years ago, we faced the single largest per-capita deficit in the nation. it was a problem decades in the making. we knew that getting our fiscal house in order was critical to creating jobs. connecticut employers needed a responsible and predictable partner in state government. we came together and passed a balanced budget. we cut more than we added in new revenue. and even after revenues came in s
and there is energy the in that unity. that is new york at its best. that is new york fulfilling its potential. that is new york fulfilling the dream. that is new york the laboratory of the american experiment of democracy. that is new york honoring the lady in the harbor, the statue of liberty who holds the torch and says you are all invited. i don't care the color of your skin or how much money you have in your pocket. you come here and we will invest in you, work with you, and we want you to do well. we'll educate you. we'll give you health care because we believe in community. we believe when you are raised we are all raised. that is new york at its finest. so my friends, what is the state of new york state? the state of new york state is that new york state is rising. new york state is rising because it's more unified than ever before. new york state is rising to build back better and stronger than ever before. new york state is rising to build a smarter, stronger state than we ever had before. new york state is rising with a passion and a commitment to make this state better than it's ev
, technology, engineering and energy, that we educate and prepare our young people for the opportunities of tomorrow, and when we "make it in america" all of america's families can make it in america. [applause] the strength of our democracy also demands that we restore the confidence of the american people in our political process. we must empower the voters, we must remove obstacles of participation in our democracy for all americans. we must increase the level of civility and reduce the role of money in our elections. when we do, when we do we will elect more women, more minorities, more young people to public office and that's a good thing. the american people are what make our country great. by and large the united states is a nation of immigrants -- built, enriched, and strengthened by men, women, and children who share our patriotism and seek the american dream. the strength of our democracy will be advanced by bold action for comprehensive immigration reform. today, we take an oath to protect and defend our constitution, our people, and our freedom. to protect and defend -- that
of injuries and what sort of energies and what are the source of the injuries? it kind of reminded me in a meeting yesterday. i was around in the 1970's. the only guy who can remember this -- i hope i am not insulting him -- is ray lahood. he remembers the auto industry. he remembers the whole question of traffic safety and highway safety. there was a big fight when i first got in the senate that began in the late 1960 fell through early 1970's. the automobile industry did not want to allow the department of transportation to acquire statistics on the type of accidents that occur. they were not able to literally acquire the information. because the concern was it would lead to calls for some rational regulations for the guardrails for automobiles. i remember when we finally broke through and the department of transportation started keeping misinformation, they found out -- if my memory is correct -- the vast majority of drivers -- the steering wheel damage to their solar plexus, penetrated their upper body cavity, damaged their heart. the reason the industry did not want us knowing th
being here today. we look forward to working with all of you as we pursue sound energy policy. we look forward to working with you as you show us the north dakota model for the rest of the country. thank you very much for being here. we appreciate it. [applause] >> new jersey governor chris christie said the families that are still displaced from their home after hurricane sandy hit the east coast. he asked for a full clean sandy aid bill from congress. the house is scheduled to debate next week. governor christie's remarks are nest on c-span. -- are next on c-span. after that, buzz aldrin on the future of space. >> wednesday on "washington journal" adam green on his organization oh z work and why they are hoping the 113th will shift to the left. an upcoming budget battles between president obama and the 113th congress. after that, looking at the tenure of house speaker john boehner and what his legacy will be. plus your e-mails, phone calls, on c-span. [applause] >> chris christie delivered his state of address today and discussed hurricane sandy recovery efforts. the house is ex
-general ronald sega. he currently serves as vice president enterprise executive for energy in the environment for colorado state university and ohio state university. led a distinguished career in the u.s. air force. d.o.d. executive force base, and prior to that, director of defense research and technology. he flew two space shuttles. we certainly welcome you. >> we welcome, honorable marion blakey, president and ceo representing more than 150 leading aerospace manufacturers. ms. blakey served a five-year term as administrator of the f.a.a. we do certainly welcome you. associate professor for space science and engineering at the university of michigan, specialist in robotic exploration and space and team leader for the development for the fast imaging plasma spectrometer on messenger spacecraft. we certainly welcome you. dr. scott pace, director of the space policy institute. from 2005 to 2008, associate administrator for program analysis at nasa. we welcome you as well. as our witnesses should know, testimony is limited to 5 minutes, after which members of the committee will have five minut
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